Q3W2: 1/10 – 1/14 6th Grade

Remind Code for 6th grade:
2nd and 6th period: @d7ekdfk

Notes for Taking Notes

The Caterpillar by Robert Graves

TeacherMerriann Frederick
Subject AreaELA/Reading/Journalism
Grade Level6
Week #2
Unit of InstructionThrough an Animal’s Eyes - Essential Question: What can you learn from seeing the world through animal’s eyes?
Standard(s) Taught

• Analyze how the interaction between characters contributes to the development of a plot in a literary text. (ELA.6. R.1.1)
• Explain the influence of multiple narrators and/or shifts in point of view in a literary text. (ELA.6. R.1.3) • Explain how figurative language contributes to the tone and meaning in the text. (ELA.6. R.3.1)

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Learning Target
• Write narrative that retell two or more appropriately sequenced events, including relevant details and sense of closure. (ELA.6. C.1.2)
• Follow the rules of standard English grammar punctuation, capitalization, and spelling appropriate to grade level (ELA.6. C.3.1)

Learning Criteria
Students will:
• Use grade level academic vocabulary appropriately in speaking and writing. (ELA.6. V.1.1)
• Identify and use frequently occurring base words and their common inflections in grade level content. (ELA.6. V.1.2)

Classroom Activities

Monday & Tuesday – District Volusia Literacy Test (VLT) *summative grade for ELA

HMH: “The Caterpillar” what is learned by seeing the world through the eyes of this particular creature *formative grade

Note taking strategies and practice **Practice taking notes from the in class reading of “The Caterpillar” and practice note taking from the attached video “The Life Cycle of a Butterfly.”

IXL: J.1 and JJ.1

Assignments Due

VLT #2 due January 11
The Caterpillar quiz & notes due by January 14
IXL J.1 and JJ.1 due by January 14

Additional Resources


ESE – Special Considerations based on IEP
504– Special Considerations based on Accommodation Plan
ESOL – Appropriate printed material, pre teaching activities, various instructional approaches, student engagement and thinking activities, differentiation, check for content comprehension, resources for assistance, reinforce study skills, linguistic modifications, specific vocabulary, alternative assessment.

Remind Code for 6th grade:
2nd and 6th period: @d7ekdfk